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  • Craig Ferguson to end 10 years as host of 'Late Late Show'

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's not such a great day, America — not for fans of Craig Ferguson. Ferguson, television's kinetic Scottish cutup, on Friday brings to a close his decade-long run as host of CBS' "The Late Late Show." Airing Friday at 12:35 a.m. EST, he concludes a grand stretch of...

  • Browns wide receiver Hawkins not at practice

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins was not on the practice field during the portion of the workout open to the media. Hawkins leads Cleveland with 58 receptions for 763 yards and two touchdowns. The team did not have an immediate reason for Hawkins' absence....

  • Analysis: New focus on how Pakistan will address militancy

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Many wonder if the attack that killed 148 people at a Pakistani school will be a watershed in the country's long, conflicted history with Islamic militancy. But Pakistan has had many potential turning points in the war on terror that at the time were called game...

  • Russian sailors leaving France without warship

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of Russian sailors pulled out of a French port Thursday, bearing perfumes for their loved ones but lacking the controversial bounty they came for: a 1-billion-euro, French-built warship that has become a hostage to the biggest East-West conflict since the Cold...

  • India's Sonia Gandhi hospitalized for infection

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    NEW DELHI (AP) — India's opposition Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi was hospitalized Thursday for treatment of lower respiratory tract infection, a party official said. Gandhi was admitted to New Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital, according to the Press Trust of India news agency, which...

  • 'Pretty horrible' scene; car slams into crowd

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    REDONDO BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Pedestrians were filing out of a church Christmas service when a car sped around other vehicles at a red light and plowed into the crowd before hitting another car head-on, police and witnesses said. Three people were killed, and several more were injured,...

  • Judge: Slender Man stabbing defendant competent

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — One of two girls accused of stabbing a classmate in a southeastern Wisconsin park to please a fantasy character known as Slender Man is competent to stand trial for attempted homicide, a judge ruled Thursday. A state psychiatrist determined that the girl would be...

  • Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, and he received a shout of encouragement from the mother-in-law of a man who was shot and killed while being questioned by law enforcement...

  • Oklahoma prisons lawyer says he felt pressured

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A longtime lawyer for Oklahoma's prison system says he felt pressured by the governor's and attorney general's offices to make sure executions last spring happened on schedule, despite the lack of an execution method. Corrections Department lawyer Michael Oakley...

  • Oil-price drop rattles smaller operators in Kansas

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — When crude prices were high, Kansas oilman Robert Murdock made plans to drill 20 new wells next year. Not anymore. Murdock, president of Hutchinson-based Osage Resources, said that when oil prices dipped below $60 a barrel this month, "it changes your thinking as...

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